The grant provides modest support for students traveling outside the Chicago metropolitan area to attend conferences and conduct research at museums and other locations relating to East Asian art. The grant takes the form of reimbursement for up to $800 for domestic travel and $1000 worth of expenses that would not otherwise be covered. To apply, send an email to Center Administrator with the following information:

  • Name and date of the conference or exhibition, or communication with museum curator for viewing art objects, and a budget listing expenses.
  • Endorsement from the applicant’s primary faculty adviser and the completed form “Student Certification for Business Related Reimbursement” should also be submitted. Students may apply for and receive this grant more than once in an academic year.


This grant is open to University of Chicago graduate students in East Asian Art History



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